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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 8, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 21 Tuesday, November 8, 2011 | herald-ZEitung.com  For brtaking naw*, «port« «nd traffic  ^ foiiow u» uti Twrittii iiNswSrsMitfsJsHZ  Becom« a Nsw Braunfels Herald-Zaitung Facsbook fan at factbook.com  Sign up for e-new«lener by visiting tfie Harald-Zeiting online: harild-iartur>fl.corri  ► COMING UP INTHE H-Z  Wednesday  Clip out delicious recipes published on the Herald-Zeitung's At Home page  Thursday  Looking for something to do”? Check out the Weekend page to see what's happening  Friday  Gear up for high school football with previews of local games in the Sports section  Saturday  Complete coverage of WuFstfest 2011's autumn festivities m  New Braunfels  ► YOUR DAILY COMMUTE  Road work and closures scheduled for this week include;  ■    Seguin Avenue betv^'een Meusebach and East Zink for construction, closed indefinitely.  ■    Rebecca Creek Road will be closed at the Guadalupe River beginning Nov 14 for construction. The detour route will be signed along PM 311 and US 281 The anticipated completion date IS late March 2012  BECOME AN l-REPORTER  iii>z  •íwó'3íie'a:2;e'»jr)gcoír,  ► WHAT S ON THE AGENDA  Public meetings scheduled next week include; Upcoming public meetings include:  ■    Historic Landmark Commission, 8:30 p m today at City Council Chambers, 424 S. Castell Ave  ■    Edwards Aquifer Authority Board, 3 p m today, Edwards Aquifer Authority Conference Center, 1615 N St Mary's St., San Antonio  ■    Comal County Commissioners' Court, 815  a m Thursday, 199 Mam Plaza New Braunfels  ■    New Braunfels City Council, 6 p.m. Monday, City Council Chambers, 424 S Castell Ave  New Braunfels  Herald w,Zi:i tung  HfftAlD ZfliUNG (DM  707 Landa St ., Nev. Braunfels TX 78130 18301625-9144 fax I830t 625'1224  Pubbshed on Saturday, Sunday mornjngs and weekday mornings Tuesday through Frrday by the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung lUSPS 377-880), 707 Landa Street, or PO Drawer 311328 New Braunfels, Comal County Texas 78131-1328  Periodical postage paid at New Braunfels, Texas POSTMASTER Send address changes to the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, PO Drawer 311328, New Braunfels, TX7813M328  Delivery  Sufiscnbers who have not received a newspaper by 6 a m Tuesday through Friday and by 7 a m. Saturday and Sunday can call (830) 625-9144, ext 229  Staff directory  Doug Toney, Editor and Publisher, Ext 201  doug toneyft-herald-zeitung com  Shawn Lewis, Managing Editor, Ext 220  slewis®herald-/eitung com  Will Wnght, Assistant Managing Editor, E.xt 221  w'/vriglirg'herald /eitung com  Dins Hoffman Sports Editor Ext 223  choffman'8herald-/eitung com  Kate Thomas Copy Editor Ext 222  kthomas<?herald /eitung com  Greg Bowen, Staff writer Ext 225  gbowen£iheraJd-/eitung com  Dalondo Moultrie Staff writer. Ext 224  dmoultrie#herald-/eitung com  Laura McKenzie, Photographer Ext. 227  wv^rightiherald/eitung crjm  Shannon Myers Advertising Director, Ext 208  smyersftherald-/eitung,com  Jeff Fowler, Circulation Director, Ext 228  jfowler'iiherald ^iitung com  Rosie Willingham Business Manager, Ext 202  rwillinqhamiihferald zeitung com  Henry Coello, Production Director, (8301625-5232  hcoelloi^'heralrt /eitung corn  IMPORTANT NUMBERS  Classified advertising, call 625-9144, ext 207, display advertising, call 625-9144, ext 208; obituaries, weddings, engagement, anniversanes., call 625-9144, ext. 214  I news#herald zeitung.com I sports®herald zeitung com I plannert&herald-zeitung com I letters@herald zeitung com I classifieds'ciherald-zeiturTg com I advertismg&tierald-zeitung.com I circuiationiiherald-zeitung com  Álert system tested this week  FEMA,FCGslot Wednesday for emergency testing  By Daiondo Mouttrle  The Herald-Zeitung  This IS a OÍ thc' t'morgt‘ru\ alt*rt s\ s-lem - but this is not dhIv .i h'<t.  On VVWincsdiiy, thi> í iH’ícr.il [ mc'rgi'ncy Miiniigc'mt'nt AgencA if FMAi and th(' f (‘fiera! ( omniunKations Comniission iFC'O will ( onfiut f the firM nafiónvv tdc t(*s( ot the tmergentN Mcrt SvMem (F.A'n While similar to those anno\ ing tests sou srt' on 1(4-evisK >n and h('ar on radio w ith the pamtul-K lon^ t)e('[), this is a hit ditferi'nt.  "It s like* the little hi'ep on thf'TV" said Steve f lams \(‘u tkauntels emerg(‘nc\ manai’emenl c (K)rdinator. "NormalIv, fhe\ have tertaui entiti(‘s |h.il do that, il s not  d()rM? nationallv all at the samt' time."  Harris s.ìÌ(f1 that alKiiit 9 a ni lix al time, the test will bt'gin and last VO scHonds.  Atiording to an annotim ehK'nf (in the FC( 's wi'hsite the test s }iurf)os(> IS to assess th(‘ reliaiiilitv and (’tfci tne-nt^s ot the I AS as a public alert me< hanism t AS partic ipants fi.vrtu ij)at(‘ in state-level nronthlv t('sts and lo(al-i('vel \\('eUv ti^sts, but no top-down review ot th(’ ('ntire w s-tern has ever Ix'i'n frn'd the annoiin(('ment s.ud. The f a long v\ ith FEXtA will us('tfie rtsults of this nationw ide ti’st to assess th(‘ reiial)ilitv and ettettiveness ot the FAS as a publi( alert mechanism, and will work to^gether with FAS slakehold(‘rs to make ajipropriati^  OIMLINE  For information about Emergency Alert System, scan tfiis QR code or visit the FCC s webpage at http;//fCC us, qjiAXmQ  im|)r()vements to the system.  f farris said this test will familiarize residents with the systern and allow them t(j l('arn what to do in the event of a real enK'rgeniv.  There is also a more pra( tical use to the national t('st, he said.  The\ 're setting this Uf), (one), so if you (’ver hear it in th(' future you'll be accus-lonuxito It." Ffarris said. "And two, if you iK'ar It \ou don't call (the police depart-menti."  After th(' kinks are worked out, the f)res-ident can us(' the svstem to ale^rt the nation collcHtivelv it a national event occurs, FI arris said.  It's prohabK a gcKxl idea to have that lapacitv |ust in case;' he said. “I can't imagin(> anv thing of that magnitude ha[)-(X'ning. ('\( (pt like a nu( k'ar war or something "  Me said New Braunfels will not sound it'> em('ig('ncv siren svstem during the national tc'st.  W L liSTKKS'i’ WAi:i7 W INNKIIS  KJ Siaten photo  Winners of tlie 2011 Wurstfest waltz contest are, from left. Henry Hohenberger and Joan Cox of Marble Fads, second place: Michael and Debra Logue ot Richmond, first place; and Diane and David Liske of Ennis, third place. Wurstfest continues through fJov. 13.Send your high-resolution photos to news@herald'Zeitung.com.  15()()K1\(;S  Law enforcement officers in New Braunfels and Comal County booked the following individuals between Nov 4 and Nov. 7:  ♦    Laurie Denise Anderson, 45, Kerrvtlle, public intoxication  ♦    Ryan Paul Andries, 35, New Braunfels, public intoxication  ♦    Blake Steven Barnes, 34, McKinney, public intoxication  ♦    David J. Bell, 30, Schertz, possession of controlled substance penalty group 1 under 1G, possession of marijuana under two ounces  ♦    Rachel Claire Berent, 23, San Antonio, possession of controlled substance penalty group 1 under 16  ♦    Christopher Dean Blatr, 42, San Antonio, public intoxication  ♦    Austin Alan Campbell, 28, New Braunfels, manufacture,/delivery of controlled substance penalty group 1 underIG  ♦    Francisco Juan Cantu, 44,  Hondo, financial commitment - violate promise to appear - driving while license suspended  ♦    Ruben Tijenna Castillo, Jr., 28, New Braunfels, public intoxication  ♦    Bonnie Lou Dietrich, 55, Kerrville, public intoxication  ♦    Charles David Dike, 42, New Braunfels, expired/no motor vehicle inspection  Texas Physical Therapy Specialists  «    « Best Rfiulto  .^fT\  Onhopaedic/Sports Rehah  Manual Therapy  Aquatic/Hcated Pool  Hand Rehab & EM(]/NCS Testing Services  Andren Bcnnet, P I I im Lybarger, P I Vimee Anthony, PI  AmáZQ^iCi^ilier in a Friendly EnviimenI  New Braunfels - (830) 625-BlO  www.TexPTS.com   APIA Board (Vrl I tied f elltt'Aship Trained  SIDEWALK  SALE!!!  50-70% OFF!  Select Yellow Box, Rain Boot.s,  Old Gringo, Corral, Miss Me, B.B. Simon I burs. Only!  1 ():(){) am - 6:00 pm Ylancing Pon,,  ♦    Jose Luis Garza, Sr, 56, New Braunfels, speeding  ♦    Benjamin Jacob Gaudreault, 32, Boulder, Colo., public intoxication, disorderly conduct ■ gesture  ♦    Cecilia Mane Green, 31, Austin, public intoxication  ♦    Adrian Tmo-Fuentes Guzman, 22, New Braunfels, possession of drug paraphernalia, no driver's license  ♦    Ralph Oswald Hardt, 50, San Antonio, public intoxication  ♦    Ian Alan Harms, 21, Austin, public intoxication  ♦    Lesley Renae Holzmger, 18, New Braunfels, possession of marijuana under two ounces  ♦    Trent Richard Howerton, 21, San Marcos, public intoxication  ♦    Lorena Sanchez Jaramillo, 24, New Braunfels, expired/no motor vehicle inspection, speeding  ♦    Chester Leon Lary, 45, San Antonio, driving while intoxicated  ♦    Chance Steven Locklear, 26, Canyon Lake, public intoxication Rickey J Lutz, 54, Seguin, public intoxication  ♦    Marcus DeSean Mackey, 26, Austin, public intoxication  ♦    Ernesto Martinez-Hernandez, 25, Austin, driving while intoxicated/ open alcohol container. Immigration & Customs Enforcement  ♦    Sara Lynne Marzano, 23, San Antonio, driving while intoxicated  ♦    Andrew F. McCarthy, 22, San Antonio, public intoxication, possession of drug paraphernalia  ♦ Tammy Lynn Merwin, 26, San Angelo, driving while license invalid with previous conviction or suspension without financial responsibility, no insurance  ♦    Domingo Miranda, 42, New Braunfels, bench - sexual assault child, Texas Department of Criminal Justice hold  ♦    Ahcia Mitchell, 49, Austin, public intoxication  ♦    Molly Nowak, 25, Fairlee, Vt., public intoxication  ♦    Jose David Pineda-Chavez, 30, New Braunfels, motion to proceed adjudication - aggravated sexual assault, Immigration & Customs hold  ♦    Grace Martinez Reed, 41, New Braunfels, public intoxication  ♦    Jessica Mane Rodriguez, 25, San Antonio, public intoxication  ♦    Shaun Derick Sanders, 23, San Antonio, public intoxication  ♦    Leticia Thompson, 19, New Braunfels, motion to proceed ad|u-dication - theft of property between S50 and S500  ♦    Justin Angel Unas, 24, New Braunfels, failure to maintain financial responsibility  ♦    Samuel Valenzuela, 21, New Braunfels, public intoxication  ♦    Roy Wnght Vaughan Jr., 43, New Braunfels, soliciting  ♦    Joshua Alan Willey, 24, Lavernia, public intoxication  Under the U S. Constitution, any person/defendant is considered innocent until proven guilty. If any person is found not guilty or had the charges dropped without the State proceeding to trial and would like that finding published in the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, contact Managing Editor Shawn Lewis at (830) 625-9144 x 220 or email s l e w IS® h e r aid - z eit u n g. c 0 m.  I ashipn hotitiijiic  I>owiUown New Braunfely Mon Sat to 6 »Sun 12 5  We Want to Make You a Loan  * No Checking Account Needed r Usually 30 Minute Service  STOP BY TODAY FOR FAST CASH!  . ~T  Associated Press  Texan says he didn’t want to help al-Qaida  HOUSTON ...... A Texas  man accused of trying to sne.ik out ot the country to join al-C^aida says he never intended to help tlx' terrorist group.  Barr>' Walter Hu)ol |r. told the court during opening stat(“ments Monrlav that Ik' wanted to leave the U.S. hec a u se he ——— d i s a g r (' (I with its foreign policy hut that he nc'ver int(*nfl-ed to harm anyone.  The U)-V e a r - o I d American c it* izc'n is repre-sc'nting him-sell at his trial, which is being h(\ird by a |udge, not a ju ry.  Prosecutors sav Bu|C)l sought to )oin al-(^aiila and to |)rovide it with monc'v, rc'strictc'd U.S. militar\ doc -uments <ind (¡I’S ec]uip-n>ent,  Bujol IS charged with attempting to [)rovide mate-rial support to a Inreign tc'r-rorist organization and aggravatc'd identit\ thett.  Legal change halts Texas execution  HOUSTON Texas' highest c rinrinai court gave a re[)rievc* Monda\ to a convicted murderer who had bt'en sc-hc'duled In be executed this week, saying it needs time to review c hanges to a state law that his attorneys contend c lear the wa\' tor new DNA testing in his c ase.  Henr\ Watkins Skiniu'r, 4‘), was scheduled to die on Wednesday tor the Nc'w Year's tvc', 194^ slayings of his girltriend and her two adult sons at their home in Pampa, a Texas Panhandle town about ,55 miles northeast of Amarillo.  "We find that it would l)e imident for this court to take the time to fully review the changes in the statute as they pertain to this case," the state's Court of Oiminai A[)pcMls said.  Market watch  Nov. 7, 2011  __'■    BiJi,  205IH-Î5 W. St« 205-D. New Braunfels • (830) 627-8800 B     Dow Jones    +85.16      industrials    12,068,39      Nasdaq    +9.10      composite    2,695.25      Standard &    +7.89      Poor’s 500    1,261,12      Russell    -1.22      2000              745.27      NYSE diary      Advanced:    1,640      Declined:    1,349      Unchanged: 116      Volume;    3.4 b      Nasdaq diary      Advanced:    1,089      Declined:    1,427     Unchanged:  Volume:  141  17b  AP   

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